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Purchasing Manager Iberia & France

ALPLA Iberica S.A. / Les Franqueses del Valles / Spain / Others

Your responsibilities

The ideal candidate has more than 3 years of experience as a Purchasing Category Manager. Generalist, multitasking, he is able to take care of multiple category at the same time. An experience in packaging purchase is a plus. Mobile, she/he is ready to spend about 30% of his working time on business trip.

Overall purpose of job : Optimize procurement activity for Alpla France and Iberia (Spain and Portugal) by using plant and group synergies (increased volume advantage, product specialization/know-how sharing).

Main activities/tasks : - Lead negotiation process with current suppliers - Identify the new suppliers in collaboration with R & D to develop new products. - Manage secondary packaging purchases, masterbatch dye, service management, industrial purchasing, waste management. - Works on the purchasing processes optimization. - Definition and monitoring of KPI and savings control.

Special requirements, external and internal contacts, travel : Internal contacts: cross functional (quality, production, sales) and cross-divisional, Headquarters key accounts. External contacts: suppliers Frequent travelling

Your competencies and qualifications

Education, qualifications, special training, experience and skills : Purchaser with 3/5 years experience with experience in packaging

Fluent English, Spanish and French

Personality requirements and competencies : Negotiating skills, Team work, Problem solving capabilities

Size of job : No direct reports. Procurement spent to be managed : depends on the category

  • Integration in a dynamic team and an international working environment within a 100% family owned company
  • A diverse range of challenging tasks with a high degree of self-responsibility
  • Individual performance will be remunerated and further development professionally supported

Legally mandatory note: In line with the minimum salary stipulated in the collective agreement, the actual salary for this position is based on professional qualifications and experience.

Contact person
Veronique Prost, Human Resources

2, Boulevard Jean-Moulin - CS 40005, 21800 Chevigny Saint Sauveur, France
T +33 (38) 048 12 18,

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